How To Grow DTC Beauty Brands with Proven, Curology, Glossier & Prose
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About the Event
Learn how these leading direct-to-consumer beauty brands are transforming the way that brands go-to-market, scale growth, and interact with their customers.
About our Speakers:
Ming Zhao is the CEO and Co-founder of PROVEN Skincare. She has over a decade of experience in business strategy, investing & business development. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and has lived and worked in the U.S., Austria, China and India. Ming built and lead Partnerships team at NerdWallet, a consumer fintech company & was the first hire into the Business Operations & Strategy team. She is one of the highest rated managers according to NPS & Upward Management Feedback scores. Previously, she was a Private Equity Investor at Bain Capital and a Strategy Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group.
Fabian Seelbach is the CMO at Curology, an eCommerce start-up offering customized prescription skincare. Prior, at Lumosity, Fabian led the International and Lifecycle Marketing teams. Fabian was a Principal and member of the leadership team of the CMT and Digital practice at consulting firms Booz & Company and Booz Digital. While there he carried out the digital transformations of numerous Fortune 500 companies in North America and Europe. Fabian is a graduate of Harvard Business School and the University of Manchester (UK). Originally from Germany, Fabian now lives in San Francisco with his wife and son.
Melissa Sova oversaw all performance channels for Glossier and managed a team scaling full-funnel growth across search, shopping, affiliate, paid social, partnerships, display, and more from 2017-2020. Melissa began her experience in the beauty industry agency-side, working with Coty while at Performics, followed by an in-house role at Clarins Group. She is currently the Director of Marketing for Tie Bar in Chicago.
Guilhaum Ceccaldi is the Head of Growth Marketing at Prose the direct-to-consumer beauty brand delivering custom hair care products that are made-to-order and address the specific needs and goals of each individual's hair and scalp. In his capacity, Ceccaldi is responsible for leading and implementing Prose's marketing strategy, overseeing both acquisition and retention. Prior to joining Prose, Ceccaldi served as Online Acquisition Director at Adore Me. Ceccaldi also held additional marketing positions at various companies in Paris, France.
About our Moderator:
Anish Shah is the CEO & Founder of executive search agency Bring Ruckus. Anish has worked in-house in Growth roles at Snapfish and Getable. He started Bring Ruckus as a Growth consultancy 11 years ago working with 40+ clients, then re-focused his firm on executive recruiting for Growth leaders.